January 2014 News: The Los Angeles Criminal Law Blog

The Los Angeles Criminal Law Blog

January 2014 Archives

7 Crimes Which Can Get Legal Immigrants Deported

In light of Justin Bieber's recent DUI arrest and those arguing for his deportation, what crimes can get legal immigrants deported?

Like Bieber, who's allegedly in the States on an O-1 performer's visa, the Los Angeles Times reports, other non-citizens who are lawfully in the country could face immigration issues if they commit a crime here.

People convicted of the seven following types of crime may face deportation as well as be prevented from re-entering the country:

5 New California Criminal Laws for 2014

California rang in the new year with more than 800 new laws. As reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, the new laws of 2014 span a wide variety of legal issues. In the context of criminal law alone, the issues range from age requirements on texting while driving to an entirely new parole hearing process for juveniles.

Here are five standouts of the new criminal laws: